Cantol Wax Company Building

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Cantol Wax Company Building
Cantol Wax Company Building.jpg
Cantol Wax Company Building, November 2009
Cantol Wax Company Building is located in Indiana
Cantol Wax Company Building
Cantol Wax Company Building is located in the United States
Cantol Wax Company Building
Location211 N. Washington St., Bloomington, Indiana
Coordinates39°10′4″N 86°31′57″W / 39.16778°N 86.53250°W / 39.16778; -86.53250Coordinates: 39°10′4″N 86°31′57″W / 39.16778°N 86.53250°W / 39.16778; -86.53250
Arealess than one acre
Builtc. 1905 (1905)-1907
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #90000812[1]
Added to NRHPMay 24, 1990

Cantol Wax Company Building, also known as Oakes Manufacturing Company Building and Wylie's Furniture Warehouse, is a historic industrial / commercial building located at Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana. It was built between about 1905 and 1907, and consists of a 3 1/2-story, rectangular, front section, and 2 1/2-story rear addition; the masonry building has a rubble limestone foundation, terra cotta block walls, and Classical Revival style design elements. It was originally constructed for the Oakes Manufacturing Company, then housed the Cantol Wax Company after 1920.[2]:2, 7

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990,[1] it is located in the Bloomington West Side Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Cynthia J. Brubaker (April 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cantol Wax Company Building" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. and Accompanying photographs.